Archive for June 2007

Derek Carty looks at the National League side of the Waiver Wire.

Derek Carty looks at potential American League Waiver Wire pickups.

Two baseball historians, THT co-founder Matthew Namee and Steve Treder (who has been writing for THT since our inception), play with history.

I’m going hysterical and heretical

On June 27, 1940, the Brooklyn Dodgers and their fans celebrated the men who had written baseball’s “National Anthem.” As with all good baseball stories, however, there is more to it than a mere song.

Derek Carty mentions a few good articles to read.

Which pitchers have been lucky this season?

It’s a scandal as detrimental to baseball as steroids, and Major League Baseball can fix it without even asking the union. But they won’t.

Are some places just harder to succeed in?

Paul DePodesta isn’t really out of work; he’s an assistant in the Padres’ front office. Nevertheless, a look the results of his short tenure at the helm of the Dodgers shows why he’s currently the most attractive future GM candidate in baseball.